Hamden, CT Summer Camps

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Camp Mt Laurel
Hamden, CT 06514  
Archery, Arts and Crafts, Baseball/Softball, Challenge/Rope Courses, Counselor Training (CIT), Horseback Riding (Western), Team Field Sports, Recreational Swimming, Tennis
Camp Type:
Day Camp
Hamden, CT  

Calliope Summer camp is an opportunity for children ages 5-12 to gain experience the joys od music, dance, and theater in an integrated performing arts camp. Your child will learn skills and get age-appropriate training during camp "classes". The aft...

Camp Type:
Day Camp
Arts Camps: Acting

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About Hamden, CT

Hamden is a town in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States. The town's nickname is "The Land of the Sleeping Giant." Hamden is home to Quinnipiac University. The population was 58,180 according to the Census Bureau's 2005 estimates. Hamden is a suburb of the city of New Haven. Clark's Pond, near the Quinnipiac University campus. Originally settled by Puritans as part of the town of New Haven, Hamden was purchased by Theophilus Eaton and Reverend John Davenport in 1638 from the local Quinnipiack Native American tribe. It remained a part of New Haven until 1786 when 1,400 local residents incorporated the area as a separate town, naming it after the English statesman John Hampden. Largely developed as a nodal collection of village-like settlements , including Mount Carmel , Whitneyville, Spring Glen, West Woods, and Highwood, Hamden has a long-standing industrial history. In 1798, four years after Eli Whitney began manufacturing the cotton gin in New Haven, he made arms for the U.S. Government at a mill site in Hamden, where a waterfall provided a good source of power. At that site, Whitney introduced the modern era of mass production with the concept of interchangeable parts. The major thoroughfare through Hamden has been named Whitney Avenue in honor of Eli Whitney, and it runs past Whitney's old factory, now the Eli Whitney Museum. Whitney constructed stone houses for his employees...